FormatIndia ink on 4-ply cream board.
Dimensions36.8 cm W x 55 cm H (Item)
29.4 cm W x 46.1 cm H (Platemark or image size)
Sheet 4 of 4. Glossary of botanical terms and illustrations used for describing leaves, created to accompany "Botanical Terms Used in Describing Leaves" article featured in Morton Arboretum Bulletin of Popular Information. Illustrations depict various over-lapping leaf silhouettes in a column on the left. Glossary of terms in 2 sections describe the leaves in a column on the right. Descriptive text adhered to the board includes details of leaf margins and veins, and an unillustrated section about leaf surface types and characteristics.
Section 1: A LEAF MARGIN IS CALLED:
Leaf margins depicted from top to bottom, left to right:
- UNDULATE (repand)
Section 2: THE VEINING OF A LEAF IS CALLED:
Leaf veins depicted from top to bottom, left to right: